Debuting from the United States Mint today at noon ET is their 2022-P American Liberty Silver Medal. Struck to a proof finish from 1.000 troy ounce of 99.9% silver, the medal is priced at $75 and has a mintage limit of 75,000.
This new release features designs which first appeared last year on the 2021-W $100 Proof American Liberty Gold Coin. That coin was $2,715 and limited to 12,500. It lasted for only 24 hours before selling out.
Both last year’s gold coin and this new silver medal offer a refreshed rendition of Liberty, as described by the U.S. Mint:
"The American Liberty Silver Medal™ series celebrates modern interpretations of the representation of American Liberty. The 2022 medal offers a bold and breathtaking representation of the determination and power of the passion for American Liberty."
Liberty Silver Medal Designs
Representing Liberty on the medal’s obverse (heads side) is a design created by Beth Zaiken and sculpted by Craig Campbell. The image shows a wild American Mustang horse, bucking off a western-style saddle, symbolizing the throwing off of the yoke of British rule during the American Revolution. The horse is centered on a rising sun. Obverse inscriptions include "LIBERTY" and "2022."
An eagle with an open beak appears on the reverse (tails side) of the medal. The design was created by Richard Masters and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" is inscribed on the reverse. There is also a "P" mint mark, denoting the medal’s production at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia.
2022 Liberty Silver Medal Specifications
|Silver Weight:||1.000 troy oz.|
|Diameter:||1.598 inches (40.60 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia – P|
Proofs feature frosted foregrounds and mirror-like backgrounds. They are the U.S Mint’s highest quality finish.
The 2022-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal may be ordered directly from the U.S. Mint via their online catalog of silver medals.